Studland is a village, located on the Isle of Purbeck in the county of
Dorset. Studland is famous for its large sandy beaches and heathland
nature reserve. The beach at Studland was used as a training ground
for the D-Day landings during World War II and is now the location of
Britain’s most popular naturist beach. The area is an ideal spot for
bird watching and is home to a large population of Dartford Warblers.
Two species of seahorse have been spotted in the waters of Studland
Bay. Studland nature reserve is unique in that it is the only spot
where all six native British reptiles can be found.
More British Natural features?
Other Dorset Naturals
Old Harry Rocks
Melbury Beacon and Melbury Down
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